The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 629 647 700
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +53
Permanent jobs citing 2G 22 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.045% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.26% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 2
Median salary £60,000 £77,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +34.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £58,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,850 £82,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -3.12%
2G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6675 7709 7819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.87% 17.24% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5705 6454 6437
Median salary £52,500 £50,001 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.99% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region.

2G Salary Trend in London

2G
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

2G Salary Histogram in London

2G
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +55 1 £60,000 -
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for 2G.

1 40 (93.02%) 3G
2 37 (86.05%) 4G
3 25 (58.14%) Telecoms
4 15 (34.88%) TCAP
4 15 (34.88%) INAP
4 15 (34.88%) M3UA
5 14 (32.56%) SCTP
5 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
5 14 (32.56%) SIGTRAN
5 14 (32.56%) SCCP
5 14 (32.56%) Internet
5 14 (32.56%) SMPP
5 14 (32.56%) ISEB
5 14 (32.56%) HTTP
5 14 (32.56%) VoIP
5 14 (32.56%) SOAP
5 14 (32.56%) Defect Management
6 12 (27.91%) Test Management
6 12 (27.91%) LTE
7 11 (25.58%) Linux
7 11 (25.58%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (25.58%) Diameter Protocol
8 10 (23.26%) Firewall
8 10 (23.26%) PSTN
8 10 (23.26%) QA
8 10 (23.26%) RANAP
8 10 (23.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (23.26%) Agilent
9 9 (20.93%) LLU
9 9 (20.93%) IMAP

2G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 40 (93.02%) 3G
2 37 (86.05%) 4G
3 15 (34.88%) INAP
3 15 (34.88%) M3UA
3 15 (34.88%) TCAP
4 14 (32.56%) HTTP
4 14 (32.56%) Internet
4 14 (32.56%) SCCP
4 14 (32.56%) SCTP
4 14 (32.56%) SIGTRAN
4 14 (32.56%) SMPP
4 14 (32.56%) VoIP
5 12 (27.91%) LTE
6 11 (25.58%) Diameter Protocol
6 11 (25.58%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (23.26%) Firewall
7 10 (23.26%) PSTN
7 10 (23.26%) RANAP
8 9 (20.93%) DNS
8 9 (20.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) CppUnit
General
1 25 (58.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (18.60%) Billing
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Automotive
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Analyst
1 9 (20.93%) Operations Analyst
1 9 (20.93%) Technical Analyst
1 9 (20.93%) Technical Operations Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Designer
2 6 (13.95%) Mobile Designer
2 6 (13.95%) Technical Designer
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Management Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Network Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Testing Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.98%) 3G Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 4G Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Head of Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Mobile Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Finance Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) POSIX
2 1 (2.33%) STL
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (2.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Android
2 9 (20.93%) Mac OS
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 8 (18.60%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Defect Management
2 12 (27.91%) Test Management
3 10 (23.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (20.93%) B2B
4 9 (20.93%) CRM
4 9 (20.93%) Time Management
5 8 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (18.60%) Software Delivery
5 8 (18.60%) Test Strategy
6 6 (13.95%) Network Design
6 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.30%) Project Management
7 4 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
7 4 (9.30%) Validation
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.65%) Practice Management
9 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) C++
2 2 (4.65%) C
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) ISEB
1 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Agilent
2 9 (20.93%) Openreach
3 4 (9.30%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) Huawei
5 2 (4.65%) Anite
6 1 (2.33%) Dialogic
6 1 (2.33%) Google
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat